Past Events

Fri, Oct 29 2021

Part 2 in a 3 part series where InnovATEBio and Bio-Rad partner to bring together experts in the cutting-edge applications of PCR. Liz Dreskin will provide a deep dive into the technology, theory, and applications of qPCR and related techniques, such as reverse transcription qPCR. Evan Bursey will then describe what goes into the establishment of production and quality control test procedures for qPCR products, as well as the statistical principles involved in test development. Steven Okino will describe how his team designs and develops qPCR-based assays for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 ... Read more

Mon, Oct 18 2021

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Center for Humanities and the History of Modern Biology at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory presents:

What can we learn from the life stories of eminent women scientists? Learn about the lives of Elizabeth Blackburn, Jennifer Doudna, and Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin.

October 18, 2021
12:00 PM EST / 9:00 AM PST / 5:00 PM BST

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Mon, Oct 18 2021 to Fri, Oct 22 2021

Registration is now open for the 2021 ATE Principal Investigators’ Conference, “ Broadening Impact Through Innovation,” October 18-22, hosted by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) in partnership with the National Science Foundation (NSF). This year’s conference will be held as a virtual event with only an online participation option. The conference will kick-off virtually on Monday, October 18 and run through October 22, 2021.

The virtual conference will include participation in ATE Connects, access to ... Read more

Fri, Oct 15 2021

Part 1 in a 3 part series where InnovATEBio and Bio-Rad partner to bring together experts in the cutting-edge applications of PCR. In this webinar, Liz Dreskin will provide an overview of the theory, technology, and applications of conventional PCR, real-time quantitative PCR (qPCR), reverse transcription qPCR, isothermal PCR, and take a deep dive into droplet digital PCR (ddPCR). Then, Josh Steele will describe how his laboratory at the Southern California Coastal Water Research Project uses ddPCR to track SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater to quantify infection rates and identify new emerging ... Read more

Fri, Oct 15 2021

Free Professional Development - CRISPR in a Box

Join faculty from Delaware Technical Community College and the Gene Editing Institute for a webinar focused on the exciting and rapidly developing area of CRISPR-based gene editing.

This FREE Gene Editing Workshop will be presented in partnership by Delaware Technical Community College and the Gene Editing Institute, based in Christiana Care’s Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute.

The workshop, designed for community college instructors, will share information and curriculum within ... Read more

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Fri, Oct 8 2021

InnovATE BIO is hosting a company showcase on October 8th 2021 preceding the Advanced PCR Techniques Webinar Series. In this showcase educational companies that produce PCR kits will present their products. Each company will have a 10-minute presentation with time for Q&A after.

Company Sessions

Time (Central time)


3:15pm – 3:30pm

Carolina Biological Supply

3:30pm – 3:45pm


3:45pm – 4:00pm

Bio-Rad ... Read more

Fri, Oct 8 2021

The goal of Mentor-Connect, supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) is to develop or strengthen technician education programs in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.

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Thu, Oct 7 2021


Fri, Oct 1 2021

The Journal of Science Policy & Governance (JSPG) and Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society have launched a call for op-eds and policy position papers inviting students, post-docs, policy fellows, and early career researchers to consider ways we can re-envision STEM education and workforce development for the 21st Century. Webinar 1 of a webinar series that will engage thought leaders in the field to discuss the most important topics for the next generation to focus on, showcase impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the field, and design the future of this field from a policy ... Read more

Fri, Oct 1 2021

InnovATE BIO is hosting a series of virtual regional community meetings for InnovATE BIO Biotechnology Program Directors with the goal of further sharing the work of InnovATE BIO and providing a space for networking and conversation within the InnovATE BIO community. Programs have been assigned to meeting dates based on geographic region.

States & Territories attending this meeting: Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Wisconsin

Registration details will be emailed to InnovATE BIO ... Read more

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